Geraldine “Gerry” Young

August 7, 1926 - August 8, 2016

Visitation Location: Roush Funeral Home

Calling Hours: Thursday, August 11 (4-8PM)

Location of Services: Roush Funeral Home

Time of Services: Friday, August 12 (11AM)

Officiated By: Pastor Vera Archer

Geraldine “Gerry” Young, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2016, at Jackson General Hospital in Ripley. She had celebrated her 90th birthday during the weekend with family, including her six daughters and her sister.

She was born on August 7, 1926, in Ravenswood, WV, a daughter of the late James Holly and Phoebe Anderson Wolfe.

She was a 1944 graduate of Ravenswood High School. Gerry was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a member of Pleasant View Methodist Church, a church she attended since childhood.

She is survived by a sister, Loretta Mahan of Millwood, WV; six daughters, Judy (Ken) Suprano of Uniontown, PA; Janet (Ed) Layton of Mineral Wells, WV; Shelia (Allan) Edwards of Washington, WV; Cathy (Mike) Conrad of Washington, WV; Frankie (Carl) Carlson of Bridgeville, PA; and Kim (Junior) Stutler of Ravenswood, WV; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Bernard Mahan; her second husband, Howard Young; three brothers, Otho Wolfe, Johnny Wolfe, and Oshel Wolfe; and six sisters, Glady Carnell, Ernestine Allen, Ada Harrison, Leota Bailey, Floretta Nesselroad and Myrtle Cox.

Services will be held on Friday, August 12, 2016, at 11:00 am at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood with Pastor Vera Archer officiating. Burial will follow in Ravenswood Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Thursday, August 11, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, and one hour prior to service on Friday.

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